PINEY FLATS, Tenn. -

Flames ripped through a Piney Flats home Monday afternoon.

Firefighters rushed to the blaze on Carlton Lane Extension around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

After extinguishing the fire inside the house, firefighters had to climb onto the roof and cut a hole to continue fighting the flames in the attic.

We're told no one was home during the fire. The cause is still under investigation.